Actress and producer, Aisha Lawal has stated that the Yorubas started the movie industry in Nigeria.
She urged people to do their research while saying that Yorubas own the film industry.
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In an interview with Tribune, the filmmaker said;
“We own the industry. Go back to research. The industry belongs to the Yoruba people. If you go back to research, you will hear from people like Hubert Ogunde and Ade Love. I don’t want to go into details.
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But, if you go and research very well, you will discover that Yorubas own this industry, we started this industry. We messed up at some point, but we are not playing catch-up. We are there already. Now, everybody wants to shoot a Yoruba movie.”
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